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I have been taking birth control everyday at the same time for a year. I have protected sex every time (condom). One week before my expected period to begin I began to have very light, very dark, brown discharge. With stomach cramps. Also have been having migraines; but that may be a result of stress.
Am I pregnant?!?!

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replied June 12th, 2010
Early Pregnancy Signs and Symptoms Answer A13113
Thanks for joining me on ehealthforum.
If you have been regular and strict with your birth control, then there is no need to worry about pregnancy (since you also use back up method-condoms for protection).
The stomach cramps and the abnormal bleeding could signal other problems related to your ovaries or uterus and should be further investigated.
Report to your doctor/gynecologist for a thorough examination, hormonal analysis and a pelvic scan to look for the cause for your symptoms.
Take care.

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